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Date available on Pearson VUE Hosted Server: June 22, 2017

Potential date available for Remote Deployment Installations:  July 7, 2017

Why is there a delay of releases for remote deployment installations?

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There is usually a slight delay of releases for remote deployment installations while code is compiled and packaged into an installer package.

Are any import templates affected in this release?

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There are no changes to import files in this release.

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This list is a summary of planned changes for the release and the final list of changes included may be different. Please check back after the release date for the complete list of changes included.

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Please be sure to review the Known Issues page to see a list of any continuing defects seen in the application HERE.

 

Updates and New Features 

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Users Affected

Description

When does this happen?Outcome

Type


Examine Question/ Write Question/Modify Question
Item Writer/Item ReviewerAdd info message to Drag and Drop/Point and Click questions (Write/Modify/Examine).Examining, Writing or Modifying Questions.A non-dismissable information message that states "Per the current project configuration, this question type is using numeric labels in the format (1, 2, 3, 4) instead of alphabetic (A, B, C, D) where A is 1, B is 2, C is 3, D is 4, etc."Enhancement
Review Questions/ Validate QuestionsItem Reviewer/ValidatorAdd info message to Drag and Drop/Point and Click questions (Review/Validate).Reviewing or validating questions.A non-dismissable information message that states "Per the current project configuration, this question type is using numeric labels in the format (1, 2, 3, 4) instead of alphabetic (A, B, C, D) where A is 1, B is 2, C is 3, D is 4, etc."Enhancement
Manage > Settings > Configuration > QuestionsProject ManagerRemove text on project configuration page.As a Project Manager, the removal of misleading text on the project settings page should be removed."Changes will affect new questions only" text has been removed from the question configurations page.Enhancement
Build QTI Package/Create Exam Form > Delivery TemplateManagersAbility to reference object banks from a section only, that are called from another form during delivery.When I'm building a QTI package (via Create Exam Form > Build QTI Package OR Create Exam Form > DT Templates).
  • Object bank reference value can be added to a Section by right clicking the section and selecting the SelectionOrdering node then right clicking to add the Selection node.


  • Value entered can can only by the following characters (A-Z, a-z and 0-9).


  • Exam forms containing an object bank reference are not supported by "Preview" functionality within ExamDeveloper.

  • A QTI package cannot contain more than one object bank.

  • A QTI package cannot contain both an exam form and an object bank.
Enhancement
VariousManagersSession utilization for Exam Locking.1st and 2nd stage validation warning message appears when a user potentially overwrites another user's changes..Improves performance when editing Exams, adding content to Exams and Sections.Enhancement
Manage > Project Bank > Retrieve Questions > Generate Report > Custom Report > Set my own configurationManagersGenerate statistics in custom report containing option stats - Option statistics that exist after option "D" or option "4" based on configuration setting for Questions are not included in the report.Running a Custom Report with the "Set my own configuration" option with Statistics selected for data to export based on the Analysis Group and Analysis Set selected.Custom report includes statistic for options greater that option "D" or option "4" based on configuration setting for questions to be alphabetic or numeric.Update
Manage > Import > Questions MathMLManagers/User with Manage Import permissionsNot able to import MathML.

Attempting to import MathML, an exception error occurs:

"Length cannot be less than zero. Parameter name: length"

Questions containing MathML can be exported and reimported successfully without exception error.Fix
Import > StatisticsManagersReplacing analysis sets does not retain date orderDownload an existing Analysis Set (not the latest) in a project and reimporting in a statistics template utilizing the "Replace" functionality. Analysis Set appears at the end of the list, thus appearing as the latest.After replace the Analysis Set position retains the date order.Fix
View ExamManagersBuild QTI package button is not displayed if project contains only viewable examsViewing Exams in a project that contains only viewable exams.Build QTI package button is not displayed.Fix
Write QuestionManagers/Item Writer
When group properties are applied to tokens and targets for Enhanced Matching question, height and width gets reduced/increased automatically.
Writing a question type of Enhanced Matching and modifying the group properties (Backcolor, Border size, font or font size) that are applied to tokens and targets.Height and width of tokens and targets no longer automatically reduce or increase.Fix
Build QTI PackageManagersSelectionOrdering changing from Random to Loft in QTI config page.Using an itembank template (not from the DT Bank): The user is configuring the exam from the QTI config page, when they select the SelectionOrdering node, click away and then click again the ordering changes from Random to Loft.

Ordering is still set to Random.

 

Fix
Import QuestionsManagersImporting External Item Types give error when title attribute is present.

When importing questions using the .xml file, import failed and the following message appears:

"XML validation error: The "title" attribute is not declared."

XML file is successfully imported with External items having title attributes.Fix
Export QTIManagersTitle attribute is not exporting from External Item Types.Exporting the QTI for an Exam containing an External Item that has an title attribute.Title attribute is exporting for External Items.Fix
Write QuestionManagers/Item WritersEnhanced Matching Background Image not saved in Enhanced Matching templates.When creating a template in the Enhanced Matching item, if a background image is used, the image is not saved with the template.  Background image added to canvas is saved in enhanced matching template.Fix
Write QuestionManagers/Item WritersEnhanced Matching Templates retain Ident.When creating a New Enhanced Matching item from an existing template the Ident is retained when being applied.Enhanced Matching templates contain generic idents.Fix
Build QTI PackageManagerIssues with forms order on QTI configuration page.
  • The form order on the QTI config page orders the forms by creation date. The very first form listed is the form created first.

  • When reordering the forms on the QTI config page sections are lost in all of the forms. If exam forms contain sections (note unsectioned exams do not have this problem) and the forms are reordered and saved. When the same forms are selected to build a QTI package the underlying sections are removed from the exam form not allowing an export of the exam files.
Exam forms are displaying in correct order.Fix
View ExamManagersExamDeveloper Word export for RTL language items.When exporting a RTL language items in a the ExamDeveloper word export the tables for a text string are not right aligned. This only seems to occur when there is only one line of text.RTL text in single line (2-3 words) or multiple lines as plain text or table text will be rendered correctly in Word export.Fix
View ExamManagersGARP Word export not rendering.When exporting double-byte language characters in the word GARP format some characters are rendering as "?"Now GARP word export renders double-byte characters correctly.Fix

Enhanced Matching Background Image not saved in EM templates
 



 


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